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An enticing cruise from Austria to Hungary

At every bend our spectacular Danube cruise reveals new surprises - imposing fortresses, vine-laden hillsides and alluring forests. Explore four distinctive countries aboard our cruise ship and experience the Danube's harmonious blend of natural and cultural beauty with tours of the great Imperial cities, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.

  • Cologne
  • Nuremberg
  • Regensburg
  • Passau, Linz
  • Melk, Dürnstein
  • Vienna & Budapest
What’s Included
  • Return Scheduled Flights
  • Selected Excursions
    Travelmarvel Diamond or Jewel
  • Tour of Melk Abbey

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Day 1 Nuremberg

London to Nuremberg

Fly to Cologne today, where a private car awaits to transfer you to Nuremberg. Here, board your Travelmarvel ship, to begin your cruise.

Day 2 Regensburg


Cruise this morning to Regensburg for a walking tour. Tonight you are treated to a 'Taste of Bavaria' introduction to local cuisine, enjoying traditional beer, snacks and entertainment.

Day 3 Linz

Passau and Linz

Your ship arrives into Passau this morning, where you can enjoy a walking tour of this delightful town. Otherwise, you could take the optional excursion to Salzburg, famous as the setting for 'The Sound of Music.' Later, cruise on to elegant Linz in Austria, where there is the option to explore the historic Old Town.

Day 4 Melk

Melk and Dürnstein

This morning you arrive in Melk, situated in Austria's wine-growing region. Here, you enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey. Later your ship arrives in Dürnstein, an idyllic town set in the most scenic stretch of the Wachau Valley. From here you have the chance to join an optional guided tour of the town, or to explore independently. Later your cruise continues, as the ship makes its way towards Vienna. This evening you could enjoy an optional Strauss and Mozart concert, or visit a traditional wine tavern.

Days 5-6 Vienna


This morning you can explore glorious Vienna, either independently, or on a guided tour, which takes in the imposing Ringstrasse and the Hofburg Palace, key landmarks amongst this incredible city's array of attractions. Day 6 is free before an optional visit to the Schönbrunn Palace, the former home of Vienna's ruling Imperial family: the Habsburgs.

Days 7-8 Budapest

To Budapest

You reach Budapest today, the lively Hungarian capital, which you discover during an included guided tour. On Day 8 your cruise comes to an end in Budapest. Departing your ship, you are privately transferred to the airport, for your return flight to London.

What’s included
What's Included
  • Return flights from London
  • Airport transfers
  • 7-night cruise on board the Travelmarvel Diamond or Jewel
  • 20 meals, including 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners
  • All inclusive selection of complimentary beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • City tour of Vienna
  • Time at leisure to discover Vienna at your own pace
  • Explore Budapest with a sightseeing tour
  • Guided tour of Melk Abbey
  • Discover Regensburg with a local guide
  • Explore Passau on a guided tour
  • Free time in Linz
Sally Hauser
Laura Strawinski
Mark Brennan
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An enticing cruise from Austria to Hungary


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